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Molluscs of Tasmania

Choriplacidae: Choriplax grayi (H. Adams & Angas, 1864) (‘Gray’s chiton’)

Synonym(s): grayi A. Adams & Angas, 1864.

Typical shell-length 20 mm. Lives subtidally amongst seaweed, especially in association with plates of the red alga Sonderopelta coriacea. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA).


Class: Polyplacophora
Subclass: Chelodina
Order: Neoloricata
Superfamily: Choriplacina
Family: Choriplacidae
Genus: Choriplax

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